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Lessons offered by Mark
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The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathophysiology
Levels
  • All Levels

Retired university professor (recently part-time instructor) with 30-years experience in immunology, immunity to infectious diseases, and global public health. Online tutoring preferred.

Methodology

I have long-term experience with in-person, online, hybrid formats. I begin each session by a review of the previous class, and end with a summary of important concepts. My teaching principles focus on reinforcement and critical thinking. Dedicated to students!

Background

Retired university professor with PhD in zoology (focus on immunity to infectious diseases); research on immunity to malaria in Latin America. Fluent in Spanish. 30-year teaching experience in immunology, public health; in-person and online. Dedicated to student success, diversity and inclusion!

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $50/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $40
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $25

Details

My pricing is as above for teaching via webcam: $50/h, one session; $40/h, 5 session; $25/h, 10 sessions. Pricing may be reduced for freshman and sophomore high school students.

Lessons offered by Mark
Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathophysiology
Levels
  • All Levels

Mark's resume

Mark A. James, Ph.D.


EDUCATIONAL University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
BACKGROUND: PhD degree in Genetics and Development, 1979
Immunoparasitology and Tropical Medicine specialty

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
MS degree in Zoology, 1975

University of Wisconsin, Madison
BS degree in Zoology, 1972

LANGUAGES: Spanish (fluent)


PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:
April 2020 to present Adjunct Professor
Department of Tropical Medicine
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70112

July 2017-June 2019 Associate Dean
Diversity and Global Health
Graduate Admissions Director (BST/EHS/EPI)
Professor of Global Health
College of Public Health
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242

July 2013-June 2017 Professor and Chair
Department of Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences,
and Epidemiology
Graduate Admissions Director (BST/EHS/EPI)
Executive Director, Global Health Programs
College of Public Health
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242




July 2012-June 2013 Professor and Chair
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Executive Director, Global Health Programs
Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology
College of Public Health
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242


July 2011-June 2012 Professor of Epidemiology
Executive Director, Global Health Programs
College of Public Health
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242

July 2010-June 2011 Founding Dean, Professor of Epidemiology
College of Public Health
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242

1999-2010 Vice Chair
Department of Tropical Medicine
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70112

2004-2010 Professor
Department of Tropical Medicine
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70112

2010-2013 Adjunct Professor
3/01/2020- Department of Tropical Medicine
present Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70112

2006-2010 Adjunct Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA 70112

1994-2004 Associate Professor
Department of Tropical Medicine
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70112

1988-1994 Assistant Professor
Department of Tropical Medicine
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70112

AWARDS AND HONORS
Excellence in Teaching Award, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2005

Recipient, Teaching Scholar Award, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1999; Finalist, 1998. Teaching Scholar Selection Committee, 2000-2010

Nominee, ASPH/Pfizer Award for Teaching Excellence; Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 2005, 2006, and 2007

ASPH/Pfizer Public Health Academy of Distinguished Teachers, Inaugural Member, 2007

Finalist, President’s Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching, Tulane University, 2007

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
College of Public Health
Kent State University

Primary Instructor: Special Topics in Immune Mechanisms in Public Health; Special Topics in Immunity to Infectious Diseases (EPI 60195/80195)

Primary Instructor and Course Coordinator: Introduction to Global Health (PH 10002)

Primary Instructor and Course Coordinator: International Health Practicum (PH 44092)

Primary Instructor and Course Coordinator: Latin America Immersion Course; Global Public Health: Tropical Diseases of Latin America (PH 40195)

Primary Instructor and Course Coordinator: Practicum Experience in Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, and Epidemiology (BST/EHS/EPI 60192)

Department of Tropical Medicine
Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine

Primary Instructor: Immunology (TRMD 6170), Immunoparasitology (TRMD 7180); and Biological Basis of Health and Disease (SPHL 6010) online; BSPH undergraduate program, The Cell, The Individual, and The Community (SPHU 1020); Introduction to Public Health (SPHU 1010), Global Health in Action (SPHU 2400). Guest lecturer in various tropical medicine, international health, and epidemiology courses.
Course Director: T-2 Parasitology. Tulane School of Medicine, 2002-2004
Course Director: T-2/T-1 Medical Immunology. Tulane School of Medicine, 2006-2010


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